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Preceding Grace | Leaving the Gate Open

So Jesus spoke again, “I assure you that I am the gate of the sheep.  All who came before me were thieves and outlaws, but the sheep didn’t listen to them.  I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go … [Read More...]

Hopeful | Remember Your Baptism daily

I still read this little prayer daily in my shower. For a few years I have been ordering packs of shower tags with Pastor Adam Hamilton’s baptism remembrance. After we study grace and Baptism with our Confirmation Students, I give them each one … [Read More...]

John Meunier | Body and/or soul?

Irenaeus from “On the Apostolic Preaching” For the way of all those who see is single and upward, illumined by the heavenly light, but the ways of those who do not see are many, dark and divergent; the one leads to the kingdom of heaven, … [Read More...]

Enter the Rainbow | Everyone’s An Angel?

God is still sending messages. God has spoken to human beings through all of history, and God is still speaking today. The law was a message from God, sent through Moses. God spoke through the prophets of old, calling the nation to live worthy lives. … [Read More...]

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Digital Ministry and the Future of the Church

Digital Ministry and the Future of the Church

Digital Ministry" is the future of the church. God is at work in new spaces like social media. Technology informs culture more than ever before. What will it mean to do ministry in this fast changing world. This interview with Rev. Wil Ranney, a … [Read More...]

Inch Deep Mile Wide Faith

A Cure for Mile-Wide and Inch-Deep Religion

CORVALLIS, Ore. (RNS)  I am in this lovely college town to help a congregation discern its path forward. It faces challenges that many church leaders will recognize: leadership, finances, isolation from the surrounding community, not enough young … [Read More...]

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